Allen Greiner, MD, MPH

KUMC-Professor and Associate Chair for Research


MD

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Residency

University of Kansas School of Medicine

MPH

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Fellowship

Primary Care Research Fellowship, University of Kansas, Masters of Public Health degree; Clendening History of Medicine Fellowship, University of Kansas; Grant Generating Project, AAFP; Sunflower Clinical Scholars Program, University of Kansas.

Dr. Greiner serves as Medical Director / Health Officer for the Health Department of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, KS. He is a member for the Board of Directors of the Community Health Council of Wyandotte County, the Duschene Clinic, and Southwest Boulevard Family Care. He is faculty co-advisor for the JayDoc Free Clinic, and for the medical school's Community Leadership track. He directs the Rural Primary Care Practice and Research Program and linked Kansas Physicians Engaged in Prevention Research (KPEPR) Network, is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Disparities Scholar, was a 2004 Kemper Fellowship Award winner and the 2010 Nason Family Award for Excellence in Family Medicine Education recipient.

Recent Honors and Awards

2014 University Scholarly Achievement Award, University of Kansas

2012 Early Career Achievement in Medicine Alumnus, University of Kansas School of Medicine

Recent Publications

Gajewski, BJ, Jiang, Y, Yeh, HW, Engelman, K, Teel, C, Choi, WS, Greiner, KA, Daley, CM. "Teaching Confirmatory Factor Analysis to Non-Statisticians: A Case Study for Estimating Reliability of Psychometric Instruments," (in press) Case Studies in Business, Industry, and Government Statistics.

Daley C, Greiner KA, Nazir N, Daley S, Solomon C, Braiuca S, Smith TE, Choi W. All Nations Breath of Life: Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Address Health Disparities in Cigarette Smoking among American Indians.  (in press: Ethnicity & Disease).

Berg, C. J., Daley, C. M., Nazir, N., Cully, A., Pacheco, C. M., Buchanan, T., Ahluwalia, J. S., Greiner, K. A., & Choi, W. S. Secondhand smoke exposure among American Indians in the workplace and in the home. (In press). Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice.

James A, Hunleth JM, Jacob  R, Greiner KA. Daily Hassles? Role in Health Seeking Behavior among Low-income Populations. (in press) American Journal of Health Behavior

Daley C, Nazir N, Greiner KA, James A, Choi WS. Colorectal cancer screening behaviors among American Indians in the Midwest. (in press: Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice.

Geana M, Kimminau, K, Greiner KA. Sources of Health Information in a Multiethnic, Underserved, Urban Community: Does Ethnicity Matter? (in press) Journal of Health Communication.

Cupertino AP, Saint-Elin M, Bravo J, Engelman K, Greiner A, Ellerbeck EF, Napoles A. Empowering Promotores de Salud as Partners in Cancer Research in Rural Southwest Kansas. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2015Jan 42(1): 15-22.

Hester CM, Jala VR, Langille MGI, Umar S, Greiner KA, Haribabu B. Fecal microbes, short chain fatty acids, and colorectal cancer across racial/ethnic groups. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(9): 2759-2769.

Shahid Umar, Badal C. Roy, Dharmalingam Subramaniam, Ishfaq Ahmed, Venkatakrishna R. Jala, Christina Hester, K Allen Greiner, Bodduluri Haribabu, and Shrikant Anant . Role of bacterial infection in the epigenetic regulation of Wnt antagonist WIF1 by PRC2 protein EZH2. Oncogene. Advance online publication, Dec 8, 2015

Filippi MK, Faseru B, Baird M, Ndikum-Moffor F, Greiner KA, Daley CM. A pilot study of health priorities of Somalis living in Kansas City: Laying the groundwork for CBPR. J Immigrant Minority Health. 2014; 16:314-320.

Jacob R, Arnold, LD, Hunleth J, Greiner KA, James AS. Daily hassles' role in health seeking behavior among low-income populations. Am J of Health Behavior. 2014; 38(2): 297-306.

Greiner KA, DB Friedman, SA Adams, CK Gwede, P Cupertino, KK Engelman, CD Meade, JR Hebert. Effective recruitment strategies and community-based participatory research: Community Networks Program Centers' recruitment in cancer prevention studies. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014; 23(3): 416-23.

Filippi MK, Pacheco JA, James AS, Brown T, Ndikum-Moffor F, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. American Indian Men's Perceptions of Breast Cancer Screening for American Indian Women. J Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2014; Vol. 7: Iss. 3, Article 3.

Filippi MK, Pacheco CM, McCloskey C, Crosthwait RJ, Begaye J, Kinlacheeny JB, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. Internet Use for Health Information among American Indians: Facilitators and Inhibitors. J Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2014; Vol. 7: Iss. 3, Article 4.

Greiner KA, Daley CM, Epp A, James A, Yeh HW, Geana M, Born W, Engelman KK, Shellhorn J, Hester CM, LeMaster J, Buckles DC, Ellerbeck EF. Implementation intentions and colorectal screening: a randomized trial in safety-net clinics.Am J Prev Med. 2014 47(6):703-14. PMID: 25455115 [PMC - in process]

Lumpkins C, Cupertino P, Young K, Daley C, Yeh H, Greiner K. Racial/Ethnic Variations in Colorectal Cancer Screening Self-Efficacy, Fatalism and Risk Perception in a Safety-Net Clinic Population: Implications for Tailored Interventions. J Community Med Health Educ. 2013 Jan 25;3. pii: 11284. PMID: 24244894.

Yeh H, Gajewski B, Daley C, Perdue D, Cully A, Cully L, Greiner KA, Choi W. Sorting it Out: Pile Sorting as a Mixed Methodology for Exploring Barriers to Cancer Screening.  Quality and Quantity. 2013; July. DOI 10.1007/s11135-013-9908-3

Filippi MK, James AS, Brokenleg S, Talawyma M, Perdue DG, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. Views, barriers, and suggestions for colorectal cancer screening among american Indian women older than 50 years in the midwest. J Prim Care Community Health. 2013 Jul 1;4(3):160-6.

James AS, Filippi MK, Pacheco CM, Cully L, Perdue D, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Among American Indain Men Aged 50 or Older, Kansas and Missouri, 2006-2008. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2013; 10:130067. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd10.130067

Filippi MK, Braiuca S, Cully L, James AS, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. American Indian perceptions of colorectal cancer screening: viewpoints from adults under age 50. J Cancer Educ. 2013 Mar;28(1):100-8

Lumpkins CY, Coffey CR, Daley CM, Greiner KA. Employing the church as a marketer of cancer prevention: a look at a health promotion project aimed to reduce colorectal cancer among African Americans in the midwest. Fam Community Health. 2013 Jul-Sep;36(3):215-23.

Pacheco CM, Daley SM, Brown T, Filippi M, Greiner KA, Daley CM. Moving Forward: Breaking the cycle of mistrust between American Indian and researchers. Am J of Pub Health. 2013; 103(12): 2152-59.

Hilda Audardottir-Goulay, MS4, Beka Mullen, MS4, K. Allen Greiner, M.D.,Kenosha Hobson, M.D.,Catherine L. Satterwhite, Ph.D., M.S.P.H. Health Care Seeking and Risk Behaviors among High School Students in the Context of a School-Based Health Center. Kansas Journal of Medicine. 2013; Vol. 6: Iss. 4; Article 2

Quick BW, Hester CM, Young KL, Greiner KA. Self-Reported Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening in a Racially Diverse, Low-Income Study Population. J Community Health. 2013 Apr;38(2):285-92

Geana MV, Daley CM, Nazir N, Cully L, Etheridge J, Bledowski C, Choi WS, Greiner KA. Use of online health             information resources by American Indians and Alaska Natives. J Health Commun. 2012 Aug;17(7):820-35.

Daley CM, Kraemer-Diaz A, James AS, Monteau D, Joseph S, Pacheco J, Bull JW, Cully A, Choi WS, Greiner KA. Breast cancer screening beliefs and behaviors among American Indian women in Kansas and Missouri: a qualitative inquiry. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Apr;27 Suppl 1:S32-40.

Filippi MK, Young KL, Nazir N, Williams C, Brown T, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. American Indian/Alaska             Native willingness to provide biological samples for research purposes. J Community Health. 2012             Jun;37(3):701-5.

Berg CJ, Daley CM, Nazir N, Kinlacheeny JB, Ashley A, Ahluwalia JS, Greiner KA, Choi WS. Physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake among American Indians. J Community Health. 2012 Feb;37(1):65-71.

Daley CM, James AS, Filippi M, Weir M, Braiuca S, Kaur B, Choi WS, Greiner KA. American Indian Community Leader and Provider Views of Needs and Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening. J Health Dispar Res Pract. 2012;5(2).

Geana M, Daley M, Nazir N, Cully L, Etheridge J, Bledowski C, Choi W, Greiner KA. Improving Health Promotion to American Indians in the Midwest United States: Preferred Sources of Health Information and Its Use for the Medical Encounter. Journal of Community Health. 2012; (6): 1253-1263.

Daley C, James AS, Weir M, Filippi M, Braiuca SL, Kaur B, Choi WS, Greiner, KA.  American Indian community leader and provider views of needs and barriers to colon cancer screening In press. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2012;5(2).

Filippi M, Brauica S, Cully L, James AS, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley C. American Indian Perceptions of Colorectal Cancer Screening: Viewpoints from adults under the age of 50. J of Cancer Communication. 2012 Nov 3.

Geana M, Daley M, Nazir N, Cully L, Etheridge J, Bledowski C, Choi W, Greiner KA. Improving Health Promotion to American Indians in the Midwest United States: Preferred Sources of Health Information and Its Use for the Medical Encounter. Journal of Health Communication. 2012 Aug;17(7).

Berg CJ, Daley CM, Nazir N, Kinlacheeny JB, Ashley A, Ahluwalia JS, Greiner KA, Choi WS. Physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake among American Indians. J Community Health. 2012 Feb;37(1):65-71.

Daley CM, James AS, Filippi M, Weir M, Braiuca S, Kaur B, Choi WS, Greiner KA. American Indian Community Leader and Provider Views of Needs and Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening. J Health Dispar Res Pract. 2012;5(2).

Filippi MK, Faseru B, Baird M, Ndikum-Moffor F, Greiner KA, Daley CM. A Pilot Study of Health Priorities of Somalis Living in Kansas City: Laying the Groundwork for CBPR. Journal of  Immigration Minor Health. 2012 Nov 3.

Geana MV, Greiner KA, Cully A, Talawyma M, Daley CM. Improving health promotion to American Indians in the midwest United States: preferred sources of health information and its use for the medical encounter. J Community Health. 2012 Dec;37(6):1253-63.

Greiner KA, Geana MV, Epp A, Watson A, Filippi M, Daley CM, Engelman KK, James AS, Campbell M. A computerized intervention to promote colorectal cancer screening for underserved populations: theoretical background and algorithm development. Technol Health Care. 2012;20(1):25-35.

Daley CM, Filippi M, James AS, Weir M, Braiuca S, Kaur B, Choi WS, Greiner KA. American Indian community leader and provider views of needs and barriers to mammography. J Community Health. 2012 Apr;37(2):307-15.

Filippi MK, Braiuca S, Cully L, James AS, Choi WS, Greiner KA, Daley CM. American Indian Perceptions of Colorectal Cancer Screening: Viewpoints from Adults Under Age 50. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Oct 20.

Recent Presentations

Panel organizer and lecturer, Greiner KA. "Men's Health Breakout" 93rd Annual Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society Conference Nov 2th, 2013, Doubletree Hotel, Overland Park Kansas

Organizer and Master of Ceremonies, Greiner KA. 3rd Annual Partnering for Health, community-engaged research symposium, Kauffman Foundation November 5th, 2013.

Greiner KA. Behavior Change in Clinical Care Settings. 93rd Annual Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society Conference Nov 2th, 2013, Doubletree Hotel, Overland Park Kansas

Organizer and Master of Ceremonies, Patient-centered Translational Discovery Forum. KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS November 6th, 2013. Greiner KA. Cancer Clinical Trials Recruitment. Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities Cancer Networks Program Annual Meeting, NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD, July 31, 2012.

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KUMC-Professor and Associate Chair for Research

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